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partake in

To share or participate in some activity. It has recently come to light that the senator partook in secret meetings with foreign spies. I do not partake in spreading rumors, thank you very much.
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partake of

1. To eat, drink, or ingest something; to use or consume something. Let us partake of a light supper before we begin out journey. I never partake of drugs or alcohol.
2. To experience or take part in something; to avail of something. There were hundreds of people partaking of the numerous activities at the county fair. He decided to go to the more expensive university in New York rather than partake of a free college education in his home state.
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partake in something

to participate in something. Valerie does not care to partake in those childish games. I would like to partake in the fun.
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partake of something

 
1. to have a portion of something, such as food or drink. Would you care to partake of this apple pie with me? I would like to partake of that fine dinner I see set out on the table.
2. to take part in or experience something. Sarah had always wanted to partake of the good life. Roger had no intention of partaking of the events offered at the fair.
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partake in

v.
To participate in some activity; share in something: The reporter criticized the company that partook in the secret meeting with government officials.
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partake of

v.
To use, consume, or participate in something shared with others: I hope that the guests will partake of the delicious dinner I prepared.
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The theme for the gala evening was the centennial year of the non-profit, non-sectarian National Jewish, and the black tie crowd partook of food and entertainment with a decade-by-decade flavor.
NNA - National News Agency correspondent, Sanaa Nehmeh, on Wednesday reported that Lebanon partook on the first meeting in Brussels for the foreign ministers of the countries of the international US-led anti-ISIS coalition, in presence of 60 states, in order in to develop means to face this terrorist organization.
On 13 February President Bako Sahakyan partook at the demonstration held in connection with the 25th anniversary
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Having thanked Hariri for his efforts as he partook in today's high level security meeting at the Serail, the minister wondered as to why certain Medias criticize him for that.